The money was a result of extraordinary political wangling, involving the Republican Governor, local Democratic officials and union leaders.
In 1997, an illegal logging scandal, involving forestry and military officials, was uncovered at the park.
Tagliabue said the ending of the Giants-49ers game was the most disappointing moment involving officials in his 13 years as commissioner.
It will also review financial disclosure documents and prepare advisory opinions on ethical problems involving elected officials and state employees.
It also possesses the authority to try cases involving cabinet and senior federal officials.
Insurance is an important factor in cases involving officials of charities, Professor Cassidy said.
Among the activities supported was a regional anti-trafficking workshop involving officials from Vietnam and Thailand.
The inquiry is the fourth criminal investigation involving high-ranking officials in the Clinton Administration.
But Ms. Reno said there were no specific accusations about foreign donations involving senior officials who are covered by the independent counsel law.
Democrats have said that indictments and investigations involving important officials in the Reagan Administration would play a role in the campaign.